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A man places flowers at a growing memorial near the site of a fatal LAPD officer-involved shooting of a homeless man in Venice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Various pictures show that election day in Britain includes taking your dog to the polling station.

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The East Hull Amateur Boxing Club in northern England doubles as a polling station.

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A Russian T 14 Armata tank is ready to be towed during a rehearsal for the Victory Day military parade on Moscow's Red Square. Russia will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1945 victory over Nazi Germany on Saturday.

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Swiss Guards march after the swearing-in ceremony of new recruits at the Vatican.

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A supporter of Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak shows a portrait of him in a courtroom examining a prosecution appeal against a lower court's ruling that dropped murder charges against Hosni Mubarak.

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Demonstrators duck and run from soldiers firing into the air to disperse a crowd of demonstrators who had cornered a suspected member of the ruling party's youth militia in a sewer in Bujumbura, Burundi.

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Firefighters work on the scene of a fire at Saara in the city center's commercial district of Rio de Janeiro. Six buildings were involved in the fire but there were no injured people.

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An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stands next to a bonfire in Jerusalem, during the Lag Ba'Omer holiday, marking the end of a plague said to have decimated Jews during the Roman times.

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Schoolchildren practice a song during their guitar class in Pyongyang, North Korea. The Pyongyang School Children's Palace is a place where talented kids go for extracurricular classes, and is one of the places tourists visit during their stay in Pyongyang.

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A guitar player sports an iron-mesh suit while man-made lightning strikes in a show for visitors in China';s Fujian province.

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Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland putts on the 17th green during round one of the Players Championship at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium course in Florida's Ponte Vedra Beach.

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Villagers take cover during an aid-dropping operation by an Indian helicopter in Lampuk, Nepal.

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Ballerinas take a break during a "Giselle" dress rehearsal in Johannesburg, as the St. Petersburg Ballet Theater kicks off the South African leg of the global season.

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A man drinks sheep blood with a butcher's knife as part of a tradition to prevent bad luck in the village of Babaj Boke, Kosovo, during St. George's Day celebrations.

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Champion Takashi Uchiyama of Japan defeates Thai challenger Jomthong Chuwatana (R) during the second round of the WBA super featherweight title bout in Tokyo.

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On the outskirts of Katmandu, Nepal, a man carries a picture of Krishna salvaged from last month's devastating earthquake.

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In Italy's Messina harbor, a carabinieri stands next to a group of migrants after a rescue operation in the waters off Libya.

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SpaceX's Dragon capsule launches from Cape Canaveral, Fla., as the company tests a launch escape system.

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The Harlem Globetrotters' Flight Time Lang shows Pope Francis how to spin a ball during the general audience in St. Peter's Square.

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Los Angeles police shot and killed a man in Venice who had reportedly been harassing passersby and gotten into an altercation with a bar bouncer.

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An African migrant who was on a sinking rubber boat clambers up the side of the cargo ship Zeran, which came to the boat's aid in the Mediterranean Sea between Libya and Sicily. Five migrants died in the incident. They, along with the survivors, were brought ashore Tuesday to the port in Catania, Sicily.

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A migrant is carried on a stretcher after disembarking from the Italian navy vessel Bettica in the harbor of Salerno, Italy. About 700 migrants, including children, were rescued in the Sicilian Strait while trying to cross from Africa to Europe.

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry disembarks from his plane as he arrives at the airport in Mogadishu, Somalia. Kerry made a surprise trip to Somalia, becoming the first U.S. secretary of state to visit the war-ravaged Horn of Africa nation.

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The Clippers' Blake Griffin loses the ball against the Rockets' Nick Johnson in Game 1 of the second round of the NBA playoffs Monday in Houston.

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Tiger Woods signs autographs for golf fans while walking off the ninth green during a practice round for the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

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A person take a photo on their smartphone as British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to party supporters in Cornwall, England. British citizens will go to the polls in a national election in two days.

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The media wait outside St. Mary's Hospital in London after the birth of Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge Catherine's daughter, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

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Two young sloth bears play under the gaze of their mother, Lina, at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany.

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A man poses with a wooden rifle in the Musaga neighborhood in Bujumbura, Burundi. Burundi, where a 13-year civil war between Tutsis and Hutus ended only in 2006, has been rocked by violent protests since the ruling party designated President Pierre Nkurunziza to run in elections for a third term, in apparent defiance of the constitution and the Arusha accords that ended the war.

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Earthquake survivors prepare a meal before spending the night at a shelter in Katmandu, Nepal. Authorities said emergency workers were finally managing to deliver aid to stranded survivors of last month's massive earthquake, which killed more than 7,500.

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Afghan farmers harvest opium sap from a poppy field in Nangarhar province. Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan reached a record high in 2014, a U.N. report revealed, highlighting the failure of the U.S.-led campaign to crack down on the lucrative crop.

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Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's former president, waves from his room at the Maadi military hospital in Cairo as his supporters gather outside the building for his birthday. An Egyptian court is expected to examine on Thursday an appeal of a lower court's ruling to drop murder charges against Mubarak and acquit six of his top security chiefs of charges of killing protesters during the 2011 uprising.

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An Indian protester holds a bow and arrow as she sits with others during a demonstration in New Delhi against the government's proposed land acquisition bill.

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Boats sail by a day after the twelfth edition of the Tahiti Pearl Regatta, which was held in the South Pacific. Over the years, the Tahiti Pearl Regatta has become the largest Pacific Islands regatta.

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A Palestinian boy from the Khirbet Susiya community, south of the city of Hebron, plays with an old tire next to a tent village in the West Bank. Media reports state that the Israeli Supreme Court has decided to have the village demolished. The approval of the move, which had been requested by Israel's civil administration, will leave some 450 people homeless, the reports said.

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Paris: French President Francois Hollande pays his respects during a ceremony to mark 70 years since victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

Johannesburg, South Africa: Police detain a foreign national in downtown Johannesburg, where roughly 400 immigrants were being held for deportation. Seven people have died in anti-foreigner violence in South Africa in the last few weeks.

Kenya: Residents of the Dadaab refugee camp gather to watch the arrival of the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, Antonio Guterres. Kenya’s government has asked the U.N. to close the sprawling camp, which houses about 350,000 people.

Hull, England: A man works out on a heavy bag as people vote at a boxing club that is being used as a polling station in northern England.

Vatican: Harlem Globetrotters’ Flight Time Lang helps Pope Francis spin the ball on his finger as they meet during the general audience in St. Peter’s Square.

Jerusalem: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stands next to a bonfire during the Lag Ba’Omer holiday, marking the end of a plague said to have decimated Jews during Roman times.

Mediterranean Sea: Dramatic image of a migrant from a sinking rubber boat desperately clambering up the side of a cargo ship in the Mediterranean between Libya and Sicily.

Nangarhar, Afghanistan: Afghan farmers harvest opium sap from a poppy field. Poppy cultivation in Afghanistan reached a record high in 2014, demonstrating the failure of the U.S.-led campaign to crack down on the lucrative crop.

Katmandu, Nepal: Earthquake survivors prepare a meal before spending a night at an open ground shelter.

Cape Canaveral, Fla.: SpaceX’s Dragon capsule launches. SpaceX fired the mock-up capsule to test a new streamlined launch escape system for astronauts.

New York: Fans get excited while waiting to get in to see “The Late Show” before David Letterman steps aside this month.

Add stops in Florida, Germany, Egypt, North Korea, Tahiti and the West Bank to round out the report.

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